– Three-quarters of U.S. adults (75%) favor either marriage or domestic partnerships/civil unions for gay and lesbian couples. Only about two in 10 (22%) say gay and lesbian couples should have no legal recognition.
– Almost two-thirds (64%) of U.S. adults favor allowing openly gay military personnel to serve in the armed forces.
– About six in 10 (63%) U.S. adults favor expanding hate crime laws to cover gay and transgender people.
– Nearly seven out of 10 U.S. adults (69%) oppose laws that would ban qualified gay and lesbian couples from adopting children.